Food Movie & Pie Party: Waitress (2007)


    Dudley House graduate student lounge

    Join us for some freshly baked pies to go with the great food movie Waitress (2007). Starring Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, and Andy Griffith, written & directed by Adrienne Shelley. (We'll bring some pies courtesy of Petsi's Pies, but feel free to bring your own--you could win a blue ribbon and a prize!)

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    Thanksgiving Recipe Swap


    Dudley House private dining room

    In advance of the Thanksgiving lunch for GSAS residents (RSVP link here), start thinking about what YOU'RE making for Thanksgiving (after all, you're encouraged to bring a side or dessert to share!)

    Use this Thanksgiving recipe swap to pull together new ideas for Thanksgiving--bring your already-favorite holiday recipes to share to the Dudley...

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    Dudley Beer Fest


    Dudley House Main Dining Hall

    Dudley Beer Fest!

    Dudley will be hosting the second edition of its Beer Festival, featuring Aeronaut Brewing Co., Bent Water Brewing Co. and Bantam Cider Company. Tickets are $10 and open to Dudley House members and 2 guests and can be purchased from the third floor of Dudley House or at the door. The first 50...

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    Farm-to-Table Field Trip (full, sign up for waitlist)

    Registration Closed



    NOTE: We now have a full list of attendees for the trip--if you wish to join the waitlist, please email with your phone number, so we can update you if more spots become available!


    Join Dudley Food Literacy at Allandale Farm, where the owners of the farm will present, with Chef Irene Li of Mei Mei, a tour and conversation about the relationship between growers and chefs to make farm-to-table seasonal cuisine!

    We'll share rides to Allandale Farm from Dudley @ 10:30, spend an hour touring the farm and...

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    Cooking (Off) the Books: Grad Student Cooking 101


    CSG Kitchen @ 80 John F. Kennedy St
    This grad student 101-cooking class will teach you some kitchen workarounds, showing you how to hack a recipe to do what you want (not what the author tells you). We'll cook, learn, and along the way answer important Qs such as:

    1) do I need that expensive ingredient?
    2) what does "high heat" mean, anyway?
    3) how do I know when it's done?

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    Dudley Dining Hall Tour


    Dudley House Dining Hall (meet in lobby)
    We'll host an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Dudley dining hall kitchen with manager Paula Gaughan. This is a fantastic space to learn about how Dudley feeds so many and with such variety everyday, and will give you a one-on-one chance to share your thoughts on your daily dining!

    Wine and Cheese Soirée


    Dudley House (Lehman Hall) Common Room, 2nd Floor



    Join the Literary and Arts Fellows for their annual Wine & Cheese Soirée. Sample wine and cheese pairings as you learn about upcoming events, including book clubs, discussion sessions, podcasts, and the Dudley Review, as well as performing and visual arts opportunities, dance and art...

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    Harvard Museum of Natural History Lawn, 26 Oxford St.



    Kick-start the academic year with free BBQ and lawn games at the annual GSAS BBQ!

    Bring your friends, family and anyone else in need of a refreshing drink and a burger on a lazy summer afternoon.

    We’ll provide burgers, hot dogs, vegetarian food,...

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    Fruit and Veggie Extravaganza!


    Dudley House Common Room and Graduate Student Lounge

    Did you know June is the Fruit and Vegetable Month? Come celebrate the importance of fruits and veggies by eating a variety of them at this party, play some fruit and veggie-related games, watch the movie Ratatouille and share fruits and veggie-based recipes!

    If you have fruit and veggie-based recipes you want to share, please email them to so there will be copies people can take of them.




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    Comfort Food and Cookbooks


    Dudley House private dining room

    One last event for the semester--a little comfort food and cookbooks study break!

    Wednesday, May 9th, 6-8pm
    Dudley House Private Dining Room

    In the PDR, we'll have a big stack of beautiful cookbooks for you to browse through, plus key representatives from the three most important categories of comfort food: Potatoes, Cheese, and Chocolate!

    If you see a category we've missed, or you'd just like to bring your own item to share, great! If not, don't worry, potluck is completely OPTIONAL!

    So join us, take a...

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    Food Movie Night: The Gleaners and I


    Dudley Graduate Student Lounge

    For our Food and the Environment month, join us for a screening of Agnes Varda's 2000 documentary, The Gleaners and I, a romantic and thoughtful elegy to scavenging and repurposing everything from agricultural surplus to trash to oysters to art, and as much a loving portrait of Varda the filmmaker as it is of the gleaners she documents. Join us for popcorn and this fizzy, wonderful film! (Run time: 82 minutes.)

    Microbial Life: The Invisible Forces Behind Our Favorite Foods


    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    What role do microorganisms play in a healthy human body, and how do they underlie the activities of the global biosphere? Join us for a special guided tour of the museum's new exhibition, Microbial Life: A Universe at the Edge of Sight, hosted by Scott Chimileski (Microbiologist and Photographer, Kolter & Baym Labs, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University), and learn more about the microbial power to produce the raw materials of human nourishment.

    Free for all Harvard ID holders plus one guest! (Meet inside the museum's front entrance at 26 Oxford Street.)


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    Pi Day Pie Workshop


    CSG Kitchen @ 80 John F. Kennedy St

    Celebrate Pi Day with--what else--pie! Our special guest pastry chef Louis will take you through the basics of how to make and roll out pie dough, and bake it in a sweet and savory preparation. Everyone goes home with a warm pie!

    CSG Kitchen @ 80 John F. Kennedy St

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    CANCELLED--Walking Tour of Boston's historic Haymarket!


    Dudley House Lobby (will head to the T to Haymarket, tour starts at 2pm)

    Update: Unfortunately this tour is now cancelled, due to low engagement--hopefully we'll be able to do this at another point this semester! (If you considered attending but decided not to, please let us know what factors stood in the way! Send thoughts/ideas for future event scheduling to


    Friday February 16th, 1:30pm (meet in Dudley House lobby to head to the T)

    Get to know Boston through its centuries-old open-air market! Kenneth Turino, manager of Community Engagement and Exhibitions at Historic New England, will take us on a walking tour of some of the district's most acclaimed vendors and hear about its extraordinary history (with tastes along the way!)

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    Dumpling Making Party


    Science & Cooking Lab, Northwest Laboratories


    Dumpling Making Party

    As Lunar New Year approaches in the coming weeks, come learn how to make dumplings! We will make pork and cabbage dumplings, as well as eggs and leek dumplings. Afterwards we will enjoy these delicious dumplings with some Chinese snacks.

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    Food Movie Night: Big Night


    Dudley House Common Room

    Big Night poster

    Join us for a screening of the iconic 1996 movie Big Night, starring Stanley Tucci, Tony Shalhoub, Minnie Driver, Isabella Rossellini, and Ian Holm. We'll watch the movie while enjoying Italian wine* and appetizers**--buon appetito!

    Monday, December 11th, 7...

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